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Easter Island (CL) - Falkland Islands (FK)

04 December 2019 - 03 January 2020

30 days, Tecla

From € 4640,-

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15-25 years: € 4640,-
>25: € 6090,-

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Tecla:
Easter Island (CL) - Falkland Islands (FK)

04 December 2019 - 03 January 2020

* Last places – contact info@windseeker.org before booking * Rounding the Cape Horn – the Holy Grail of sailing! This journey is a true expedition for sailors who like a challenge. You will board in remote Easter Island on the Pacific Ocean. After visiting for a bit you will set the course towards the Southern Ocean, on your way to pass the infamous Cape Horn and reach the Atlantic. The journey will end in the magical archipelago of the Falklands, home to multiple penguin colonies, shipwrecks, and very few people. Depending on the time of your arrival, you might have a couple of days to explore the area before disembarking. Open for all Windseekers, minimum age 15 years.

Ports

Easter Island - or Rapa Nui - is a remote island on the Pacific Ocean. It belongs to Chile. Famous for its hundreds of giant stone statues (moai), Easter Island is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Do diving with the underwater moai, admire the Milky Way at night without the light pollution, explore the Anthropological Museum and try the local specialties!

Falkland Islands is a British overseas territory and an archipelago at the very south of South American continent. The breathtaking nature is the main reason for tourism, with amazing landscapes and numerous species of birds (including pinguins), seals and dolphins. Even if you're not much of a nature lover you will still find things to do. Check out the local woolen crafts - or join workshops to make some yourself; see a traditional dance performance and don't miss The Historic Dockyard Museum.

  • Easter Island (CL)

  • Falkland Islands (FK)

Key points

  • Dates: 4 December 2019 - 3 January 2020
  • Embarkation: 12:00 / Disembarkation: 12:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum 16
  • No sailing experience required!
  • Official language on board: English
  • Price includes: accommodation and meals, excludes drinks at the bar
  • Price excludes transportation costs to-and from the ports. Our travel counsellor can advise you and book your transfers
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • Need to take with you on board: towels
  • "The wind increased and when we took down some sails, I felt the adrenalin rush through my body."

    Max (17), Germany

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Tecla
Shipping type: Ketch
Homeport: Winkel (NL)
Date built: 1915
Trainees: 16
Length: 38
Height of mast: 23
Sail: 380m2

One of the most splendid traditional sailing ships. This solid, authentic-rigged ship is not only one of the most beautiful herring loggers, but also a very good sailor. Tecla has won several prizes during the Tall Ships Races and Regattas. …

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